Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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The Buena Vista VFC is proud to announce that we have been recognized as a participating fire department from the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner. This recognizes all of the t...
Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Recently the Buena Vista VFC received our order of 2 new FLIR K65 thermal imagining cameras and truck chargers. These cameras were purchased using grant money from the Pennsylvania Office of the State...
Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
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Tonight members practiced operating and running the pump on our all-terrain vehicle 145 SOV. This offers us the capabilities to fight brush fires as well as access and extricate patients from ...
Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Congratulations to Lieutenant Chris Gioia on achieving his Proboard/IFSAC Fire Officer I certification!
Membership
Chris Gioia
Position
Firefighter/EMT
Years of service
18 years
Profession
Engineer
Job training
Certifications
Firefighter I, NPQS, IFSAC
Firefighter II, NPQS, IFSAC
Fire Officer I, NPQS, IFSAC
Fire Service Instructor I, NPQS, IFSAC
Driver/Operator - Pumper, NPQS, IFSAC
HAZMAT Awareness, NPQS, IFSAC
HAZMAT Operations, NPQS, IFSAC
National Registry EMT
PA DOH Emergency Medical Technician
PA DOH Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician

Classes
Basic Vehicle Rescue Operations
Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness
Incident Safety Officer
Traffic Incident Management
Essentials of Firefighting 88 hour
Interior Firefighter, ELIF
Structure Burn Session, SBS
Engine Company Operations
HAZMAT Awareness
HAZMAT Operations
Emergency Vehicle Driver Training
Pump Operations I
Water Rescue for the First Responder 1670- Awareness Level
Fire Scene Awareness and Preservation
FEMA IS-100
FEMA IS-200
FEMA IS-700
FEMA IS-800
First Aid
CPR
Wellsite Emergency Responder
Fire Dynamics - Practical Applications
Education Methodology for Local Level Instructors
ATV License
PA Boating License
Assistant Fire Chief
Captain
Lieutenant
Engineer
Swift Water Technician
Firefighter/EMT
Jr. Firefighter
Honorary Active
President
Vice President
Financial Secretary
Recording Secretary
Treasurer
1 Year Trustee
2 Year Trustee
3 Year Trustee
4 Year Trustee
5 Year Trustee
Steward

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